Accession Number : ADA136019

Title :   Statistical Analysis in Dental Research Papers.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Jan-Aug 83,

Corporate Author : ARMY INST OF DENTAL RESEARCH WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Lorton,L

PDF Url : ADA136019

Report Date : 08 Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The statistical errors cited in this review article fall into two main categories--errors of omission and errors of commission. This paper will give statistical standards applicalbe to research papers and will explore the misunderstanding which cause the common errors. The simple errors occurring in one volume of the Journal have been tabulated and will be presented to show the ubiquity of errors in even this intensively edited journal.

Descriptors :   *Dentistry, *Statistical analysis, Medical research, Errors, Standards

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE